Saturday, 13th February 2016
National
  • E kalimantan educational office forbids celebration of Valentine Day
    10th February 2016
    Educational affairs office of Balikpapan city in East Kalimantan Province has forbidden all school students in the city from observing the Valentine Day which falls on February 14, 2016. "The ban issued via a circular was ...
  • South Kalimantan records spike in leprosy cases
    10th February 2016
    Cases of leprosy continue to increase in Balangan district, South Kalimantan, according to local Health Office Chief Humam Arifin. "The number of patients with leprosy continues to increase from eight cases in 2014 to 14 ...
  • Ten convicts escape prison in Papua
    10th February 2016
    Ten convicts are still on the run after escaping from the Abepura Prison on Tuesday and are believed to be hiding in the cities of Jayapura and Keerom, according to the Papua Police. Head of Papua Police Inspector General ...
  • Two suspected terrorists and a police officer killed in shootout
    10th February 2016
    A police officer and two suspected terrorist regency of were killed in a shootout in the regency of Poso, Central Sulawesi on Tuesday. The incident took place in the village of Sanggginora, sub-district of Poso Pesisir ...
  • Indonesian police expose kidney trafficking racket
    10th February 2016
    The Indonesian police recently exposed a kidney trafficking syndicate and arrested three suspects from different locations, but the investigators will seek advice from the Indonesian Doctors Associations (IDIs) expert, a police ...
  • Rescuers find eight missing climbers on Mount Raung
    10th February 2016
    Rescuers on Tuesday found eight climbers who were reported missing during a hiking trip to the Mount Raung in East Java. The eight climbers, freezing and exhausted, were found by the joint Search and Rescue team from ...
  • Ministers support media, call it bridge to realize people`s aspirations
    10th February 2016
    Indonesian ministers who attended the National Press Day celebrations backed the countrys media, terming it as a bridge to realize peoples aspirations. "The institution of the press must support the sense of optimism in ...
  • President urges Indonesian media to build public optimism
    10th February 2016
    President Joko Widodo has called on the workers of the Indonesian press to build public optimism by providing information that can encourage and inspire the people to develop the country. "How does our press take part in ...
  • President to reject revision if it weakens KPK`s power
    10th February 2016
    President Joko Widodo will strongly reject the revision of the law on the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) if it weakens the power of the institution, presidential spokesman Johan Budi stated here on Tuesday. "If ...
  • Indonesia, Russia step up cooperation on security sector
    10th February 2016
    Indonesia and Russia on Tuesday agreed to step up cooperation in the security sector. Russian Security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev and his entourage met Indonesian Coordinating Minister for Politics, Legal and ...